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Rajiv Singha

About Rajiv Singha

Rajiv is an IT security news junkie and a computer security blogger at Quick Heal. He is passionate about promoting cybersecurity awareness, content and digital marketing, photography, gaming, and gardening.

Quick Heal welcomes you to its Beta Testing Program

 August 17, 2013

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

“Creating a better future Requires creativity in the present.” – Matthew Goldfinger The Quick Heal 2014 series is in the making, and to sculpt the product into a masterpiece, we require your digital brain waves. Join Quick Heal’s Beta Testing program, get first-hand experience of our products, interact with our...

Protecting your Enterprise IT Security against Physical Threats

 August 14, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Whenever we talk of IT security, the first thing people look for is a security software. But what about physical intrusion? What about the physical security of the digital assets? Are they being safeguarded? Let us look what measures you must take to physically secure your network and its components....

What is Ransomware and How to remove it using Quick Heal?

 August 12, 2013

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Ransomware is called so, because it holds the victim’s computer hostage in return for money (ransom) from the user. This post tells you about ransomware, and how Quick Heal helps you deal with it. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a sophisticated malware. It hijacks the victim’s system and renders it...

Latest Security News and Updates from this Week

 August 9, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Number of Government Websites Hacked so Far – 78 According to Milind Deora, Minister of State for Communications & IT, 78 government websites have been compromised by hackers till June 2013. 16,000 odd cases related to spam, malware infection, and data breach have also come to light. Victims mainly included...

How Prepared is your Business against Data Breach?

 August 8, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Data breach remains one of the most critical threats for any business; large, small, and medium. This post takes you through a quick questionnaire which will help you understand how vulnerable your company is to data breach. What is Data Breach? When confidential data of an organization or an individual...

This Week’s Latest Security News and Updates

 August 3, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Good News for Facebookers! Facebook has this feature called “Secure Browsing”. Turning it ON directs the browser to communicate with Facebook using a secure connection. This feature makes it difficult for hackers and malware authors to steal information using unsecured Wi-Fi networks. The good news is, Facebook kept this feature...

Why SMEs Need to get Serious about their IT Security?

 July 31, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

What’s common between most small and medium enterprises? It is a false sense of IT security that they have. Most of these industries assume that they are too small to risk any cyber attack, and it is this very notion that cyber crooks take advantage of. This post explains why...

Obama’s Speech Spreads Malware

 July 29, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Have you recently received any news which goes, “Obama speech to urge ‘refocus’ on economy” via any unsolicited email, which seems to have been sent by CNN? If yes, then let’s hope you have not clicked any of the links embedded in the email. This feat is yet another of...

How to Recognize and Dodge Email Scams?

 July 22, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Internet scams are spreading rampantly across the world. And guess what the most popular carrier of such scams is? No prize for guessing – our beloved internet darling, email. This post gives you a quick read on some of the most common online scams that are spread via emails. 1....

A Look at this Week’s Latest Security News and Updates

 July 20, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Truecaller Gets a Bad Cyberattack Call Apparently, the website of popular online phonebook app, Truecaller, experienced a cyberattack, letting hackers gain unauthorized access to some data. The company has confirmed the same in its official blog. It seems, the Syrian Electronic Army is responsible for the cyberattack. News is up...